Minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, and other
miscellaneous documents pertaining largely to faculty appointments and promotions in the
university, including the Medical School, Law School, School of Education, Hopkins
Marine Station, and the Graduate School of Business. Other issues the Board considered
include academic organization and structures, policies regarding students (including the
welfare of women students 1904-05), retirement and pension issues, and sabbatical
The Advisory Board advises the President on recommendations for academic appointments,
promotions, and dismissals; for the creation of new departments; for the abolition of
departments; and any other matter that the President may choose to refer to it.
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